Traffic Violations: What’s the difference between civil and criminal?

What's the Law

Jason Burks, a criminal lawyer with over 20 years of experience, joins host Coralie Chun Matayoshi to discuss the difference between civil infractions (like broken tail lights or using a cell phone while driving), and traffic crimes (like excessive speeding or hit and run), what constitutes an infraction for use of a cell phone while driving, who has the right of way at crosswalks, and what are your options in dealing with a civil traffic violation.

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